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  1. Day-Use Permits Will Be Needed For White Rim, Elephant Hill Roads In CanyonlandsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

    You'll need a permit to drive the Elephant Hill Road in Canyonlands National Park beginning Sept 1/NPS, Neal Herbert Come September 1, you'll need to snag a permit if you want to take your rig, or pedal your bike, for a day on the White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park . These free day-use permits will be available on the park's website 24 hours in advance of the trip date.

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  2. Day-Use Permits Now Required for Elephant Hill and White Rim RoadsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Holtville Tribune

    The National Park Service has announced that permits will be required for all motor vehicle and bicycle day use on White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park as of September 1, 2015. Day-use permits will be available on the park's official website 24 hours in advance of the trip date.

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  3. Permits required for day-use on 2 roads in CanyonlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KSL-TV

    The National Park Service announced Thursday that beginning Sept. 1, permits are required for all motor vehicle and bicycle day use on the White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park.

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  4. Editorial: Utah needs more national and state parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Over Memorial Day weekend, so many people from here and all over the world were trying to get in to see the wonders of Arches National Park that traffic was dangerously stretched out onto the nearby state highway and desperate motorists managed to squeeze some 340 cars into a parking lot designed for 185. Similar bottlenecks met visitors at nearby Canyonlands National Park.

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  5. Ultramarathoner Sets Appalachian Trail RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... of America's Most Dangerous Trails: The Kalalau Trail Along the Na Pali Coast The Maze, located in Canyonlands National Park in Utah, is a rock labyrinth that Outside magazine describes as "difficult to reach, almost impossible to navigate, and full ...

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  6. Biking the line between wilderness and civilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | High Country News

    One weekend in May, I bump down the swooping turns of a jeep track in Utah's Canyonlands National Park. My friend Cecilia and I are embarking on a three-day bike trip along the White Rim Road, which skirts the chiseled contours of the Colorado and Green rivers at the southern edge of the park's Island in the Sky district.

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  7. My view: Southern Utah's canyon country should be next on protected national monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Deseret News

    Canyonlands National Park. If we don't act now to protect this extraordinary Utah landscape, we may never fully understand the mystery and lessons of the ancient ones or have the chance to follow in their footsteps with our grandchildren.

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  8. Ethan Grompf, 2, digs in the dirt during a family camping trip in April.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Summit Daily News

    From left to right, Jordan, Kalina and Mandy Ivanov enjoy morning cocoa on a camping trip outside of the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park in Utah, a BLM site. Solar s'mores, battery operated glowsticks, and Rebecca Plants Curiosity Cards , a portable set of 50 open-ended questions on a ring to learn more about one another outside, great for the campsite or on the way there.

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  9. Obama's Legacy of ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Daily Kos

    ... "finishing the job" -- similar to even larger proposed monuments near the Grand Canyon and Utah's Canyonlands National Park that would fill in gaps between other protected lands. Previous protection efforts in the Basin and Range landscape have ...

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  10. Lighting the Milky WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | CNN

    The dark night skies in Utah allow for some wonderful views of the Milky Way. This self portrait was shot at the Green River overlook in Canyonlands National Park in Utah.

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  11. National Park Service Announces 2015 Fire RestrictionsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Canyonlands National Park

    Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in Southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments. Beginning at midnight on Friday, July 3, 2015, fires will be permitted only in designated fire grates in developed campgrounds and picnic areas.

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  12. Body of missing Kanab man found near CanyonlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | KSL-TV

    The body of a 69-year-old Kanab man who was reported missing nearly a week ago was found Saturday near Canyonlands National Park. Kenneth Johnson's body was found by San Juan County sheriff's deputies and National Park Service rangers responding to a report of a vehicle stuck in sand in Davis Canyon , according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

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  13. Canyonlands National Park bwRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | TrekEarth

    Author Edward Abbey described the Canyonlands as "the most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth - there is nothing else like it anywhere." There are four districts: the Needles, the Maze, the Colorado and Green River canyons, and the Island in the Sky .

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  14. Hit the Water: Paddling Essentials for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Backpacker

    ... expedition-size backpack), which proved enough for a multiday outing on the Colorado River through Canyonlands National Park. $1,119; 50 lbs.; cdkayak.com Get comfort and, of course, flotation without pricey bells and whistles. Contoured front foam ...

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  15. 12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to stunning sites that offer an escape from the masses. From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 US ...

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  16. Canyonlands - Shafer TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | TrekEarth

    ... Colorado River. The road is quickly directly under Dead Horse Point State Park. The road enters Canyonlands National Park and starts ascending steep slopes in a series of stunning switchbacks, with the LaSal Mountains as a distant backdrop. The road ...

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  17. Traveler's Gear Box: Chaco's OutCross Evo 2 Water ShoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... th further testing in store this summer on the Main Salmon in Idaho and the Colorado River through Canyonlands National Park in Utah, we'll see how these stand up to use. So far, they've been impressive.

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  18. On the Road to Red RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... a new Bears Ears National Monument. From San Juan County, we headed north toward the area around Canyonlands National Park. When we camped near here at Dead Horse State Park a couple of years ago, we were shocked to see the light of flared gas from ...

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  19. Colorado moms share their tips for camping with kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Grand Junction Free Press

    From left to right, Jordan, Kalina and Mandy Ivanov enjoy morning cocoa on a camping trip outside of the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park in Utah, a BLM site. Solar s'mores, battery operated glowsticks, and Rebecca Plants Curiosity Cards , a portable set of 50 open-ended questions on a ring to learn more about one another outside, great for the campsite or on the way there.

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  20. Wild Burros of the San RafaelRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Sun Advocate

    ... so I know I didn't count any burros multiple times. There is another herd of burros near and in Canyonlands National Park. These are the only two herds in the state. There are a lot more wild horses, which will be the subject of a future article. ...

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